Navigation Links
Access Is Not Enough: What It Will Take to Transform Health Care in the United States
Date:2/6/2008

Aspen Institute Health Stewardship Project to release health care reform principles and announce questionnaire targeted at Presidential candidates

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Health Stewardship Project will announce comprehensive health care reform principles that will enrich the health care reform debate and questions to help evaluate the proposed policies as candidates and policymakers begin to craft reform proposals.

Consistent with the Institute's history and ideals, the project has convened a bipartisan group of thought leaders to inform the nation's efforts to transform health care.

WHO: Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jersey and founder of the Whitman Strategy Group; Mark Ganz, president and CEO of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield; Robert Honigberg, chief medical officer of GE Healthcare; and Elizabeth Teisberg, author and associate professor at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 9 a.m.

WHERE: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge

529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045

CALL INFORMATION: Journalists unable to attend the news conference are welcome to take part via teleconference by calling 800-954-0696.

RSVP: Please contact Noah Bartolucci at noah.bartolucci@aspeninstitute.org.

A continental breakfast will be served at 9 a.m., and opening remarks will begin at 9:30 a.m.

BACKGROUND: The project is chaired by Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jersey and founder of the Whitman Strategy Group; Mark Ganz, president and CEO of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield; and Joe Hogan, president and CEO of GE Healthcare. In addition to the co-chairs, the project features an advisory board of 10 people, including doctors, scholars, health policy experts and information technology leaders. The project's director is Michelle McMurry, M.D., Ph.D., of the Aspen Institute.

CONTACT: Noah Bartolucci

The Aspen Institute

Tel: 202-736-2536

noah.bartolucci@aspeninstitute.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Aspen Institute
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. GAO Report Confirms: Medicare Underpays for Anesthesia Services; Nurse Anesthetists Assure Seniors Access to Safe Anesthesia Care
2. Report on patients access to cancer drugs uses flawed methods to reached flawed conclusions
3. Open access to health research publications
4. Patient Advocate Foundation Launches Program to Help Uninsured Virginians with Chronic, Debilitating and Life-Threatening Illness Access Quality Healthcare
5. Care reforms raise concerns over patient access to GP services
6. Access Innovations Provides Support Services for Agis Network
7. RAND researchers offer options to improve immigrant health care quality, access
8. Uninsured community health center patients often have difficulty accessing specialty services
9. Hispanics hypertension better controlled with equal access to care
10. PA Health Department Survey Shows Impact of Income, Gender, Other Factors on Health and Access to Health Care
11. More than 10,000 Medicare Patients in Montana Could Be Hit by Proposed Cuts to Home Oxygen Therapy; Access to Power Wheelchairs Would Also Decrease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is ... a fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading the ... one size fits all type program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 ... their specific project," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ... and all within Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... the pursuit of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high ... low, risk more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants to support ... as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... People across the U.S. are ... Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients and their families pay tribute ... presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016   Bay ... Rehabilitation Network,s Dean Center for Tick Borne ... Medicine and Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University of ... Innovation, today announced the five finalists of ... Lyme disease.  More than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) today ... allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily share health care ... coverage decisions, a move that addresses the growing need ... The recommendations address restrictions in the sharing of product ... a prohibition that hinders decision makers from accessing HCEI ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... to their offering. ... World Market for Companion Diagnostics covers the world market for ... report includes the following: , World IVD ... (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 , World IVD Companion ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: